DBS&A at California Aquifers and Groundwater Management Conference

The Association of Ground Water Agencies – American Ground Water Trust (AGWA – AGWT) Annual Conference on “Everything Aquifers and Groundwater Management” will take place on February 19-20, 2020 in Ontario, California. DBS&A is honored to have our groundwater professionals—Stephen J. Cullen, PhD, PG, Tony Morgan, PG, CHG, and Diana Chacon—participate in this important event. […]

DBS&A Recharge Project in the News

Local news channel, KRQE, recently featured one important recharge project for conjunctive management of surface water and groundwater resources being implemented by the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority (Water Authority) using treated San Juan-Chama water imported from the Colorado River Basin and diverted from the Rio Grande. The project recharges potable water using one […]

Holiday Wishes Fulfilled for Adopted Family

DBS&A staff generously donated items and gift cards to an “adopted” family from PB&J Family Services as part of our ongoing efforts to support our local communities. PB&J’s mission is to help at-risk children to grow and develop to their full potential in nurturing families within a supportive community. DBS&A also supports PB&J’s mission through […]

Dr. Schnaar Presents on PFAS Forensics: How to Identify Sources of Contamination

Law Seminars International (LSI) presented a timely new conference on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) Litigation to discuss evolving regulations, forensic techniques, theories of liability and lines of defense, valuation, and case studies on December 9 and 10, 2019 in San Diego, California. The conference was attended by attorneys, consultants, agency officials, Tribal leaders, water […]

Welcomes Dr. Tolley to Northern California Team

DBS&A is pleased to announce that Dr. Douglas (Gus) Tolley has rejoined our team in northern California. Gus worked with DBS&A in California and New Mexico prior to returning to graduate school to earn his MS in Hydrology from New Mexico Tech and PhD in Hydrology from University of California-Davis. His dissertation title was “Assessment of […]

Kelly Jayne Moderating at Colorado Groundwater Issues Conference

The American Ground Water Trust (AGWT) Annual Colorado Groundwater Conference will be held in Denver, Colorado on November 20 and 21, 2019. The conference theme is “When the Real Work Begins: Taking Water Planning from Design to Implementation.” DBS&A Engineer, Kelly Jayne, PE, will moderate a session on “Water Quality Impacts: Hard Rock Mining, Oil […]

Christopher Leibli Joins Midland, Texas

DBS&A welcomes Christopher Leibli, PG, PE, as Senior Geological Engineer to our new office in Midland, Texas. Chris possesses over 15 years of experience as a geologist and geological engineer, and has an in-depth understanding of the geology and regulatory environment of the Permian Basin. Chris will leverage DBS&A’s firm-wide expertise to address the environmental […]

Dr. Stephens Inducted to National Academy of Engineering

On October 6, 2019, DBS&A Founder and Principal Hydrologist, Daniel B. Stephens, PHD, PG, PHG, was inducted as a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) at a ceremony in Washington, DC. This remarkable professional distinction honors those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice, or education. This honor is in recognition […]

New Mexico Water and Wastewater Operator Training

DBS&A is continuing to teach water and wastewater utility operator trainings certified and approved by the New Mexico Environment Department, Drinking Water Bureau at our Albuquerque office. All trainings are open to any public water or wastewater system staff and operators. Some classes are suitable for Board members and other system employees/volunteers. CEUs will vary, […]

Dr. Stephens and Todd Umstot Co-Author Recharge Article

Dr. Stephens and Todd Umstot Co-Author Recharge Article Hydrogeology Journal featured an article co-authored by DBS&A Founder and Principal Hydrologist, Daniel B. Stephens, PhD, PG, and Senior Hydrogeologist, Todd Umstot, entitled “Development and evaluation of the Maxey-Eakin recharge method.” Dr. Stephens and Mr. Umstot report on the popularity of the Maxey-Eakin method developed over 65 […]